Tour Syria 10 days 9 nights
Day 01: Meet and assist at
Damascus International Airport, transfer to hotel, dinner and Overnight.
Day 02: Breakfast,
full day Damascus city tour: visit the National Museum (10 000 years of
culture) handicraft market (the best hand made crafts of the Middle East), Azem
Palace (a perfect example of a traditional Damascene house, an ethnic museum
now). Umayyad mosque (a place for worshiping since the first millennium b.c),
the straight street (the via recta, the place where St. Anania met St. Paul and
converted him) the church of St. Ananias, the window of St. Paul and a stroll
in souk hamidieh (one thousand and one kinds of goods), end the tour of a
panoramic view of Damascus from mountain kassion. Back to hotel for dinner and
Day 03: Breakfast, departure to Seydnaya (the Monastery of our Lady and
the oldest icon of the Lord & the Lady), proceed to Ma'alula (the town that has the oldest monastery, and its people still
speak Aramaic the same language Jesus spoke and Taught). Transfer to Krak Des Chevaliers, visit the mediaeval castle of The Krak
des Chevaliers (the most well preserved castle from 1110 A.D the castle which
is considered the mother castle of all medieval European castles), Continuation
to Lattakia- dinner and overnight in Lattakia.
Day 04: Breakfast, visit Ugarit (the city
where the first alphabet was found. Thousands of clay tablets and a great royal
palace dates back to 1400 B.C), to The Castle of
Saladin (the most impressive castle on the Syrian
coast. was known as Zayoun castle from the Phoenician times, continuation to Apamea the longest
street over than a mile long and 37 meters wide, one can notice three different
styles of pillars. See this town that once invited Hannibal the great
Phoenician leader from Carthage to live in and the great Cleopatra once had
been here), visit the Mosaic Museum, to Hama - Dinner and overnight.
Day 05: Breakfast, in the
morning Visit Waterwheels (Noria), excursion to Ebla, drive to Aleppo en route visit of Maarat En-Numan
then to Serjellah - dinner and overnight in Aleppo.
Day 06: Breakfast, Full day
visit of Aleppo including the Museum, the Citadel, the Great Mosque, The
Caravansary, St. Simeon (the stylist, who spent most
of his life on a pillar) and a stroll in the famous souks - dinner
Day 07: Breakfast,
Departure to Palmyra, en-route visit Fah (Koubbab houses), then to Mansouria
(Euphrates river), to Rassafa for a visit, proceed to Qasr Al Hir Al Sharqi for
a visit, arrive hotel in Palmyra for dinner and overnight. .
Day 08: Breakfast,
Palmyra visit the Temple of Bel, the Arch of Triumph, the Great Colonnade, the
Agora, the Theater, the Necropolis, the Regional museum, and the Tombs leave to
Damascus for hotel dinner and overnight.
Day 09: Breakfast,
full day excursion to the south to visit Shahba (the city of
the roman emperor Philip the Arab. With a lovely small mosaic museum), Sweida
(an old Nabatian roman city known as Dionysian for its reputation of vineyards
and wine), Qanawat, Bosra (the greatest theatre built in 103 A.D and could
house more than 15 000 spectators), back to hotel in for overnight.
Day 10: Breakfast, Transfer to the airport for